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1

Where was the social democrats found?

Minsk in 1898

2

What happened in Minsk 1989?

All Russian Social democratic workers party founded

3

What was he group founded in 1898 influenced by?

Marx’s work by George Plekhanov

4

What was significance of George Plekhanov?

Translated Marxs work into Russian influencing the newly made party

5

What did George Plekhanov translation of Marx’s work emphasise?

Working class consciousness
Class struggle formed over history known as “dialectic”

6

What piece of work emphasised working class consciousness?

George Plekhanov translation of Marx’s work

7

What is a dialectic?

Class struggle formed over history

8

What is the word for a class struggle formed over history?

Dialectic

9

What did Marc believe was the last stage of the dialectic class structure

Industrial revolution as there would be a proletariat revolution and they will be above the bourgeoisie. Reactionaries killed and utopia formed

10

Who had no interest in Marxists theory

Workers

11

What did workers have no interest in?

Marxists theories

12

Because workers were not interested in Marxist theories what did the party focus on?

Practical concerns
Improving pay
Lowering working hours

13

Who were the main instigators of the Social democrats?

Julius Martov
Lenin

14

Who were Julius Martov and Lenin?

Instigators of Social democrats

15

What did Julius Martov and Lenin attempt to do?

Improve conditions for workers

16

Who tried to improve the conditions for workers?

Julius Maratov and Lenin

17

Who left because there was a lack of action and called for more revolutionary tactics?

Lenin

18

What did Lenin call for?

More revolutionary tactics

19

What did Lenin release in 1901

What is to be done

20

What was contained in the pamphlet ‘What is to be done’

Outlined the idea that the complete overthrow of Tsarist can be achieved by the workers if they were lead by the politically educated or vanguard

21

When did Lenin release the pamphlet ‘what is to be done’

1901

22

What is the name of the pamphlet that Outlined the idea that the complete overthrow of Tsarist can be achieved by the workers if they were lead by the politically educated or vanguard?

Lenin’s pamphlet ‘What is to be done’

23

When did the Social Democrats split into 2 groups?

Party conference 1903

24

What happened during the second conference in 1903?

Social democrats split into 2

25

What were the 2 groups the Social Democrats split into in the second party conference in 1903?

Bolsheviks
Mensheviks

26

What did Nicholas form in 1902?

Creation of legal workers interest group, Zubatov union,

27

When was there a Creation of legal workers interest group, Zubatov union,

1902

28

What did the Zubatov creation mean?

Quell workers fears
Given the workers the notion that they could negotiate with the state officials to improve their plight

29

When was the Zubatov plan abandoned?

Summer 1903 as it became unruly and unmanageable

30

What did Zubatov indicate?

Workers unrest needed to be taken seriously.